One consequence of Mayor Libby Schaaf’s unilateral reorganization of existing federally funded job programs will be the shutting down of East and West Oakland Neighborhood Career Centers, which last year had visits of almost 9,500 [...]
Congresswoman Barbara Lee will discuss overcoming barriers for the formerly incarcerated to vote and find jobs at next week’s Post Salon. Troy Williams, former San Quentin inmate, will respond.
By Robert Sanders, UC Berkeley News A UC Berkeley study of homeless youth living on the streets of San Francisco found that they have a 10 times higher mortality rate than their peers, mostly [...]
By Julia Wong and Michael Rosen, The Guardian and Fusion A key witness to the police shooting of a homeless man in San Francisco last Thursday has come forward to say that the man [...]
Congresswoman Barbara Lee recently released this statement marking Equal Pay Day. This day symbolizes the day when the average woman’s paycheck finally catches up to men’s paychecks from the previous year: &
On average, California women employed full time, year round are paid just 84 cents for every dollar paid to men – a yearly pay gap of $8,053.
There will be a meeting of the Post Salon Housing Committee Sunday, April 17, noon to 2 p.m. at Geoffrey’s Inner Circle 410 14th St. in Oakland.
The City Council’s Rules and Legislation Committee voted last week to delay a decision that could have put one of the most important rent protection initiatives directly onto the November ballot, bypassing the need to [...]
A resolution introduced by Councilmember Larry Reid that would maximize the use of available city funds to benefit job seekers and employers was approved at Thursday’s Rules and Legislation Committee meeting.
Council wants to redirect fees to pay for housing for $100,000-a-year renters, not low-income. For two years, East Bay Housing Organizations (EBHO) members have been advocating for Oakland to pass a strong housing [...]